A hazelnut, wild strawberry, kumquat, Valrhona Dulcey dessert from Miann. Picture / Supplied.

10 Places to Get Dessert in Auckland

There are many delicious options for dessert around Auckland now — here’s our round up of the best places for sweet treats

1. Miann
Pastry chef Brian Campbell, who conceptualised Britomart’s Milse, has opened a new dessert bar on Fort St, selling breakfast pastries from 8am and gelato, eclairs and macarons until late.
— 57 Fort St, Auckland CBD. sweetcuisine.net.nz 

2. Burger Burger
Take your pick of Kohu Road ice cream and sandwich it between two Little & Friday cookies, or go for tried and true BB Sundae with homemade chocolate sauce and a cherry on top.
— 3B York St, Osbourne Ln, Newmarket. burgerburger.co.nz

3. The Refreshment Room
This leafy restaurant regularly changes its menu, but expect to find desserts along the lines of bitter chocolate truffles, creme brulee and tiramisu.
— 233 Scenic Dr, Titirangi. therefreshmentroom.co.nz 

4. The Federal Delicatessen
Banoffee, pumpkin and lemon meringue pies are some of this restaurant’s specialties — or if you’re after something lighter, the peanut butter and chocolate mini shake will do just fine too.
— 86 Federal St, Auckland CBD. thefed.co.nz

5. Orphans Kitchen
The desserts at Orphans Kitchen change regularly, but satisfaction is always consistent.
— 118 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby. orphanskitchen.co.nz  

6. Ebisu
This Japanese restaurant has a decent dessert menu, including vanilla miso ice cream, poached persimmon and spiced apple doughnuts served with cream and bitter ganache.
— 116-118 Quay St, Britomart. ebisu.co.nz

7. Le Garde Manger
There aren’t many who do dessert better than the French — for an authentic experience, head to Le Garde Manger for the best sweet crepes.
— 466 Queen Street, Auckland CBD. legardemanger.co.nz

8. Giapo
This ice cream parlour is no hidden gem, but the queues to get in are worth the wait. Don’t worry if the vast and unusual flavours are intimidating, you can sample before committing.
— 279 Queen St, Auckland CBD. giapo.com

9. 46 & York
If a cheese board is more your dessert of choice, this Parnell eatery has an array on offer, as well as pick-me-up affogato.
— 46 Parnell Rd, Parnell. 46andyork.co.nz

10. Ponsonby Rd Bistro
This Ponsonby establishment does a killer Valrhona chocolate pudding with chocolate sauce and creme fraiche, or ask for dessert the special.
— 165 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby. ponsonbyroadbistro.co.nz

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